Read The Art Lover by Andromeda Romano-Lax Free Online


Ebook The Art Lover by Andromeda Romano-Lax read! Book Title: The Art Lover
The author of the book: Andromeda Romano-Lax
City - Country: No data
Loaded: 2707 times
Reader ratings: 3.6
Edition: Pier 9
Date of issue: 2012
ISBN: No data
ISBN 13: No data
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 5.19 MB

Read full description of the books:



Also known as [The Detour],

Set in 1938 Italy and Munich, The Art Lover enlarges upon themes introduced in Andromeda’s debut novel, including questions about the role of art – and the promise of love – in wartime.

Young art curator Ernst Vogler travels to Italy on what is supposed to be a brief assignment: escorting the famous Discus Thrower statue to Munich, where it has been purchased, controversially, by the German government. But from the first morning, when Vogler arrives at the museum too late to write his initial report, to a change in plans that requires transporting the ancient statue by road instead of by train, everything goes wrong. Traveling for five days across Italy, Vogler will try to fulfill his mission, confront demons in his own past, and discover – perhaps too late – lessons in friendship and passion. Set in 1938 and inspired by a historical event, the controversial sale of a real statue to Nazi Germany, one of the first steps in what became a seven-year looting campaign of the greatest art objects of Europe, The Art Lover is a novel about classical art and pre-World War II politics. It is also an exploration of the boundaries between loyalty and love, rigidity and spontaneity, stone and life.


Download The Art Lover PDF The Art Lover PDF
Download The Art Lover ERUB The Art Lover PDF
Download The Art Lover DOC The Art Lover PDF
Download The Art Lover TXT The Art Lover PDF



Read information about the author

Ebook The Art Lover read Online! Andromeda Romano-Lax worked as a freelance journalist and travel writer before turning to fiction. Her first novel, The Spanish Bow, was translated into eleven languages and was chosen as a New York Times Editors’ Choice, BookSense pick, and one of Library Journal’s Best Books of the Year. It was also a semi-finalist for the 2008 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award. Among her nonfiction works are a dozen travel and natural history guidebooks to the public lands of Alaska, from Denali National Park to the Tongass National Forest, as well as a travel narrative, Searching for Steinbeck’s Sea of Cortez: A Makeshift Expedition Along Baja’s Desert Coast, which was an Audubon Editor’s Choice. As a freelance writer, she has been published in a wide range of magazines and newspapers, from Seventeen to Steinbeck Studies. She is co-editor of an anthology, Travelers’ Tales Alaska, and her own work has appeared in the travel anthologies Drive and Steady As She Goes. She is a recipient of awards and fellowships from the Alaska Council on the Arts, the Marine Biological Laboratory, the National Association for Interpretation, the Alaska Press Club, and the Rasmuson Foundation, which named her an Artist Fellow in 2009. Andromeda lives with her husband and children in Anchorage, Alaska, where she co-founded and now teaches for a nonprofit organization, the 49 Alaska Writing Center.

As of 2012, Andromeda is excited to be a new faculty member at the University of Alaska Anchorage low-residency MFA in Creative Writing program.



Reviews of the The Art Lover


SEBASTIAN

Our favorite book

JACK

This story is going to be remembered for a long time.

BETHANY

Phone number you need to drive to protect against robots.

ROBERT

Perfect Design and content!

ELLA

Now this book is one of my favorites!




Add a comment




Download EBOOK The Art Lover by Andromeda Romano-Lax Online free

PDF: the-art-lover.pdf The Art Lover PDF
ERUB: the-art-lover.epub The Art Lover ERUB
DOC: the-art-lover.doc The Art Lover DOC
TXT: the-art-lover.txt The Art Lover TXT